Type: White Wine
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Code: POUI235
Produced from vines that average nearly 60 years old, situated in the Clos just in front of the church in the centre of the village of Fuissé. The church protects the vines from the westerly winds which makes this the warmest parcel of Fuissé. This vineyard was initially planted back in 1927 by the Great Grandfather of the current generation, Maurice Luquet.

Domaine Luquet Depuis 1878

Domaine Luquet Depuis 1878 is run by fifth generation Patrick Luquet. This 26 ha family domaine is very much in the heart of the village of Fuissé, in the Saône-et-Loire department (7 kms from Mâcon) Indeed the ‘Clos du Bourg’ is situated in front of the Church in the centre of the village. Patrick uses no oak ageing in the winemaking process whatsoever, producing wines that express both fruit and terroir with no interfering dimensions. As Patrick says “We really appreciate our terroir”. Renowned for their purity his wines are beautiful from an early age.
Overt and ripe on the bouquet, this wine boasts a wonderful perfume of exotic white fruits. The palate is clean and fresh with no oak ageing, allowing the impeccable terroir to shine. Notes of wild peach and quenching apple fill the mouth and the finish is long and refreshing.
An excellent match for fish, poultry and white meat.
Produced from 60 year old vines. Mechanical harvest, pneumatic pressing at low presure. Natural yeast. Malolactic fermentation.Matured in stainless steel tanks to preserve the purity of the fruit and terroir.

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